2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2012 Toyota Sienna

To start off, 2012 Toyota Sienna is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Honda CR-V. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Honda CR-V would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Toyota Sienna is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Toyota Sienna (266 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Toyota Sienna should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Toyota Sienna weights approximately 506 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2012 Toyota Sienna (332 Nm @ 4700 RPM) has 114 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2012 Toyota Sienna will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2012 Toyota Sienna
Make Honda Toyota
Model CR-V Sienna
Year Released 2011 2012
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 266 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 332 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 2062 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 5085 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1984 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1796 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 3030 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.4 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 76 L


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